Peter Bonner, a local historian, will be at the Patrick R. Cleburne Cemetery telling Civil War stories on Aug. 31, 2013. Hear a more personal side of the Battle of Jonesboro through researched stories of people involved and affected by the Civil War. The Battle of Jonesboro was pivotal because the Confederate defeat led to the supply rail lines being cut and the fall of Atlanta. The battle waged for two days close to the Warren House, the Union Hospital at the time. Soldiers recounted that the fighting continued until until bodies were stacked three deep in the yard.
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